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Mt Vernon & Wayne ME eating report


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Mt Vernon & Wayne ME eating report

lovejoyeater | | Jul 16, 2009 06:09 PM

I am a long-time lurker who is trying to be better about posting reports from my various eating adventures. I spend most summers at a camp in central Maine, in Readfield.

I haven't seen too much here on CH about the Olde Post Office Cafe, right on Minnehonk Lake in Mount Vernon. It's open everyday for breakfast and lunch (I think they are open fewer days during winter). They have great stuff like b'fast burritos, stuffed French toast, and homemade breads and pastries. I recently tried a fabulous strawberry muffin and orange-date scone. They also serve sandwiches, omelets, and such made with Boar's Head meats and cheeses. They serve dinner twice a month, by reservation only, with live music on Saturday nights. I haven't tried it yet, but it on my summer to-do list, so I will report back.

The cafe has super friendly staff, nice atmosphere, and is just a wonderful addition to the area.

Also, I have several times posted about my less than stellar view of Tubby's ice cream in Wayne. Well, I eat my words. We went on Sunday, with my spouse and five out-of-town guests. We arrived at 9:20, 20 minutes after they closed. Skip and his staff cheerfully offered to re-open, which was so generous! I had tastes of the chocolate, peanut butter, vanilla, and naked flavors, which were all creamy and flavorful. The coffee flavor tasted a bit icy and watery, definitely not as good. The hot fudge sauce tasted like it had cinnamon in it, very different and delicious. The peanut butter sauce was amazing-- not too sweet or thick. The best pb sauce I've ever had! So, I am happy to eat my words and recommend Tubby's wholeheartedly!

Well, I am at the drive-in and the movie's about to start, but I'll post again soon. Happy eating!

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